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Quick and Easy Dip

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I serve with Tostitos. Good and quick.


1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 can (15 ounces) Hormel Chili (no beans)
1 package (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


Spread cream cheese in bottom of 9-inch ungreased glass pie plate. Pour Hormel Chili over this and then put the shredded Cheddar cheese over the chili. Microwave about 2 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Serve with your favorite chips.

Kathy Anderson

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